Write an equation of the line containing the specified point and perpendicular to the indicated line. (6,0), 5x+4y=1

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1. Writing this equation

how do I write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line 6x – 3y=10 and containing the point (-6, 2). The line you are given can have its equation rewritten im y = mx + b as: y = 2x - 10/3 That tells you that is slope is m = 2. A line that is

asked by Katty on July 24, 2007
2. Geometry

Write an equation for the line perpendicular to line XY that contains point Z. line XY: 3x + 2y = -6, Z(3,2) I realize that the slope of a perpendicular line is the opposite reciprocal of the first line. But, how do I use point Z in this problem? Thank

asked by Heather on November 9, 2009
3. Algebra 1

Write an equation in slope-intercept form for a line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. 1. y=3;(4,-2) The y = 3 line is parallel to the x axis so the perpendicular line you want is parallel to the y axis. That means

asked by Mike on January 7, 2007
4. Geometry

How do I write an equation of a line perpendicular to the graph of -2y + x =-5 that passes through the point at (1,2) Given the line -2y + x =-5, solve for y so the equation is in this form: y = mx + b Once you know the slope, m, you also know the slope of

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5. college alg

Find (a) the equation of a line that is parallel to the given line and includes the given point, and (b) the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line through the given point. Write both answers in slope-intercept form. y = -4x + 2, (5, 4)

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6. Math

Write your answer in standard form. Show all your work if you want to be eligible for partial credit. Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = (2/3)x - 7 and passing through the point (4,-2). The slope of the line y = (2/3)x - 7 is 2/3.

asked by Lina on November 7, 2006
7. Math

1. For the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? If it does, write an equation for the direct variation. X: 16, 32, 48 Y: 4, 16, 36 2. Write an equation for the line that is parallel to the given line and passes through the given point. Y=5x+10;

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8. Math 10

1 more question.... how would I make this equation perpendicular? The question is.... The line Y=3x-1 and a line perpendicular to it intersect at R(1,2). Determine the equation of the perpendicular line. Can someone please tell me the steps to making that

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9. math

I need help with "write in equation in slope-intercept form for the line that is parallel to to the given line line and and that passes through the given point. y=1/2x=5;(4,-3) How do you find a line that is perpendicular. Please and thank you! :)

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10. precalculus

Find (a) the equation of a line that is parallel to the given line and includes the given point, and (b) the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line through the given point. Write both answers in slope-intercept form. (c) Graph both of

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11. Algebra

Find an equation of a line perpendicular to the given line and contains the given point. Write the equation in slope-intercept form. a. line 3x+y=5, point (-1,2) b. line y=3x+1, point (6,1)

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12. geometry

I would love for someone to check my work on the seven problems that I did. I would be eternally grateful. I am going to list my problems and answers. Even if you only want to check one of them, that would be great. 1. Write an equation of a line in point

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13. Maths

A line has Cartesian equations given by x-1/3=y+2/4=z-4/5 a) Give the coordinates of the point on the line b) Give the vector parallel to the line c) Write down the equation of the line in parametric form d) Determine the Cartesian equation of the plane

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14. Math 116

1.Write an equation of the line containing the given points and parallel to the given line (3,8); x+5y=3 2. Write an equation of the line containing the given points and parallel to the given line (-3,6); 5x=9y+2 3. Write an equation of the line containing

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15. Math 116

1.Write an equation of the line containing the given points and parallel to the given line (3,8); x+5y=3 2. Write an equation of the line containing the given points and parallel to the given line (-3,6); 5x=9y+2 3. Write an equation of the line containing

asked by Keisha on July 13, 2011
16. Pre- Algebra

Given an equation of a line, how do I find equations for lines parallel to it going through specified points Simplifying the equations into slope-intercept form. 1. y= -2x -4; (1, 3) how do I write the equation of a line parallel to the given line but

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17. Math

Write an equation in the indicated form for each statement described below. (A graph shows two lines intersecting at x=-2 and y= 1 in a tilted X shape) A. Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line parallel to the red line and going through the

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18. math2

I was solving a problem. In It r have been given that two lines are perpendicular to each other The equation of one line 2x-3y+4=0 Now i have to find the equation of another line We can find it by finding the slope of the abovementioned line( the other

asked by A GOODSTUDENT on September 14, 2016

Write an equation, in point-slope form, for the line that is perpendicular to y – 10 = 3/2 (x – 4) and that passes through the point (4, 2). My Answer: Formula for point-slope form; y – y = m(x – x) Insert y and x value; y – 2 = m(x – 4) If the

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20. Intermediate Algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. (0,4);5x+9y=4 The equation of the line is y=__? (Simplify your answer. Use integers or fractions for any number in the expression)

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21. college algebra

Find an equation of a line perpendicular to the given line and contains the given point. Write the equation in slope-intercept form. line y+2= 0, point (1,−4)

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22. precalc

write a linear equation to fit each situation or description. 1) the line through (2,4) parallel to the x axis. 2) the line through (2,4) perpendicular to the x axis. 3) the line through (3,1) perpendicular to y=4x-3. 4) the line through (-2,5) parallel to

asked by d on August 31, 2015
23. Math (Perpendicular equation)

Write the equation for the line through the given point and perpendicular to the given line. Point: (4/5,9/10) Line: 6x-4y=0 I tried doing this problem and got 0=-4/6x-y+43/30 as the perpendicular equation. Is this correct?

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24. Geometry

Write and equation of the line described A) the line parallel to y = 1\3x +5 and with a y-intercept of 1 B) the line perpendicular to y=-2x+4 and that passes though the point (-1,2)

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25. Algebra

1.Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, what is the common difference? -19,-11,-3,5... A.yes;5 B.yes;6 C.yes;8 D.no 2.What is the slope of that passes through the pair of points? (-6,8),(2,3) A.-3/8 B.-1/8 C.-7/8 D.-5/8 3.Write an equation in

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26. Algebra 1

Tell whether the lines for the pair of equations are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. Y=-4/5x+3 4x-5y=-15 (1 point) Parallel Perpendicular*** Neither Write an equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given

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27. Math

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. (8,-6); 3x+5y=8. The equation of the line is y= Here is what I have: 3x+5y=8 5y=-3x+8 y= -3/5(x)+8/5 y=5/3(x)=b -5=5/3(5)+b -5=25/3+b -15=25+3b -40=3b b= -40/3=

asked by B.B. on March 26, 2010
28. algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. express your answer in the fory y=mx+b. (8,9); 7x+y=2 the equation of the line is y=?

asked by spirit73 on September 22, 2009
29. algrbra 1

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. express your answer in the form y=mx+b. (-5,7); 2x=9y+4 the equation of the line is y=?

asked by spirit73 on September 22, 2009
30. Algebra

Write a​ slope-intercept equation for a line passing through the point (4,−2) that is parallel to the line 4x+7y=8. Then write a second equation for a line passing through the point (4,−2) that is perpendicular to the line 4x+7y=8. Thank you!

asked by Aleesha on December 6, 2016
31. Calculus

Write an equation of the line that passes through the point (i) parallel to the given value, and (ii) perpendicular to the given line. Point(7,1) Line(-5x-5y=90)

asked by Rudy on October 8, 2012
32. Math -Precal 11

Show that the point P(7,7) is on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining A (6,-1) to B (0, 3). Also, verify that P is the same distance from A and B. For what values of k is the line y=l tangent to the circle (x-3)^2 + (y+2)^2 = 36? Thanks!

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33. math

I need help with this question. Write the equation of the line which contains the point)0, -3) and whose slope is 4. A general line equation can be written as y = mx + c, where m is the slope and c a constant. so we can write this as y = 4x + c

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34. Algebra

First the slope. Perpendicular to a slope of -3 means a line slope of 1/3 y= 1/3 x + b. Now put in the x,y point and solve for b. write the equation of a line that has a y intercept (0,5) and is perpendicular to the line with equation y=-3x+1

asked by bobpursley on March 11, 2007
35. Math

1. Tell whether the lines for the pair of equations are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. Y=-3/4x-2 A. Parallel B. Perpendicular* C. Neither 2. Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point.

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36. math,correction,&help

Write the equation of the line L satisfying the given geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0,2) and is perpendicular to the line with equation 2x-3y = 6 Equation of perpendicular line is of the form 3x + 2y = K…It passes through (0,2) 2(2) = K = 4

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37. Algebra II

Can you make sure my Algebra II work is correct? I've done the problems. I just want to make sure I am right. 1. Write an equation of the line with a slope of 5 and a y-intercept of -3. y=5x-3 2. Write the equation of a line that passes through (9, 3) and

asked by Andrea on October 4, 2012
38. Algebra

1. for the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? if it does write an equation for the direct variation. 10 | 12 15 | 18 20 | 24 A. yes; y = 1.2x B. yes; y = 2x C. yes; y = x + 1 D. no; y does not vary directly with x 2. For the data in the table,

asked by Just a kid who needs help, please. on December 14, 2018
39. Algebra

graph the equation x-3=y (where do I plot the points?) find the intercepts and then graph: 5x+4y=20 find the intercepts and then graph: 1.4x-1.3y=3.64 graph the equation using slope and y-intercept: y=10/7x +4 graph using slope and y-intercept: x+2y=8

asked by Jacquie on July 18, 2010
40. Math

How do you write equations for perpendicular lines? I will assume you know how to find the equation of a line if you know the slope and a point on that line. The key thing to remember is: Two perpendicular lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals of

asked by Zoe on July 22, 2007
41. Algebra2

write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

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42. Algebra2

write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

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43. Algebra2

write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

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44. math

parallel and perpendicular lines Determine an equation of each of the following lines . *the line perpendicular to y-4=0 and passing through the point (-1,6) ** the line perpendicular to 3x-12y+16=0 and having the same y-intercept as the line 14x-13y-52=0

asked by mota on January 8, 2008
45. Math

Write a linear equation in slope intercept form for each of the following: A line perpendicular to y=x+2 that passes through the origin. A line perpendicular to y = -1/2x + 5 that passes through the points (4,1) and (1,-5). A line that is the perpendicular

asked by Mikil on September 23, 2015
46. ap calculus

write the general form of the equation of the lines throught the point (a) parallel to the given line and (b) perpendicular to the given point point- (2,1) line- 4x-2y=3

asked by kate on September 26, 2009
47. algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. (2-8); 9x +5y =7 The equation of the line is y= what I am tried to problem cannot seem to get it right.

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48. Math

Write the equation of the line that satisfies the given conditions. Express the final equation in standard form. Contains the point (-7, 2) and is perpendicular to the line 4x − y = 4

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49. Math

Write the equation of the line that satisfies the given conditions. Express the final equation in standard form. Contains the point (-8, 5) and is perpendicular to the line 2x − y = 4

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50. Math

How do you: Find the shortest distance, to two decimal places from the origin to the line x - 2y = - 8 without using the formula. Finding the shortest distance, to two decimal places, from the point P ( 7,5) to the line 2x+3y = 18? Thanks The square of the

asked by Jack on May 11, 2007
51. math

graph the line with slope 1/2 passing through the point(-5,-2) find the slope of the line 5x+5y=3 write answer in simplest from consider the line 2x-4y=4 what is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line. what jis the slope of a line parallel to this

asked by Anonymous on February 10, 2013
52. Algebra 1

Algebra 1 help please :( Use the point-slope from linear equation given to complete the following problems.... y+4=-4(x-2) 1. What is the slope of the given line? 2. What point does this line pass through, which is the basis of this equation? 3. Rewrite

asked by Anonymous on February 23, 2016
53. geometry

Use the information given to determine the equation of each line. a. the slope of the line is 4/3 and its y-intercept is -2 b.the line perpendicular to the line y=-2x+5 and passing through the point (-2,6)

54. geometry

14.Use the information given to determine the equation of each line. a. the slope of the line is 4/3 and its y-intercept is -2 b.the line perpendicular to the line y=-2x+5 and passing through the point (-2,6)

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55. calculus

find an equation for the line with the given properties. express the equation in slope-intercept form. containing the pointsP=(-1,1)& Q= (1,-2) What is the equation of the line? y= Find the the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line y=1/2x+4

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56. calculus

This is from our problem set. f(x)= 2(x^3)-3(x^2)-12x+20 write an equation of the line perpendicular to the graph of f at x=0 I think i'm supposed to take the derivate of f and then find the slope of the tangent line at x=0. Then take the opposite

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57. Algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b. (2,4) 3x+y=6 The equation of line is y=, and explain how you have gotten the answer.

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58. Math

What are you supposes to do to write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point: 4x-12y=2; (10,-1)

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59. MATH

20. Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point y-3=8/3(x+2); (-2,3) (is there a formula to follow?)

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60. algebra 116

(3,5) 2x+y=3 .Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b

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61. math

Let P be the point (p,q) and L the line y = m x + b. It is not necessary, but if you like you may assume that P lies below the line L. All your answers below should be algebraic expressions in terms of m, b, p and q. The slope of L is . The slope of a line

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62. algebra

Help me with this problem. Write an equation of line containing the given point and perpendicular to the give line (4-2); 9x+2y=3 help me with this.

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63. Matt

39. Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y + 2 = 1/3(x – 5); (–4, 3) A.)y = –3x + 15 B.)y = –3x – 9 C.)y = –4x + 3 D.)y = –1/3x – 11 I don't know how to do this.

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64. Math

Write an equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line y=2x-1 and passes throgh the point (0,-3)

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65. Geometry

The line m has the equarion y= 2x + 1. The line n is perpendicular to m and passes through the point A(2,1). Write an equation of n

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66. Algebra

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. Y-3=8/3(x+2);(-2,3) I have no clue :,(

asked by Alexis on December 12, 2015

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y – 3 = (x + 2); (–2, 3) A. Y+3= -3/8(X-2) B.Y-3=-3/8(X+2) C.Y-2=-3/8(X+3) D. Y+3=3/8(X-2) I am not sure how to do this problem...please

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68. Math

Idk how to do this! :( Write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line (1,-1), y=3x+2

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69. math

how do you write an equation of the line containing point (4,-3) and perpendicular to the line y=3x-5? show steps please

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70. math

Write an equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line y=3x-6 and goes through the point (-3,5) plz help me ...and explain how to do

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71. linear equations

Write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form that is perpendicular to the line and passes through the point (-9, 4).

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72. Math

Write an equation in slope intercept form of the line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point 3x-4y=8 ; (-6,5)

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73. math

Write an equation of a line perpendicular to line AB below in slope-intercept form that passes through the point (7, 6). A (0,1) B (-2,5)

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74. Algebra 1

write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line (6,7);6x+=9 I am having a terrible time figuring out the last part. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.

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75. algebra

Write the equation of the line perpendicular to the given line and passing through the given point: y=3x−2 through (3,4) this problem is really hard for me can you please show and tell how you got your answers thanks,:)

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76. Math

Please let me know if I figured this out correctly. Directions:Write an equation for the line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. 1) y=x-3; (4,6) Answer: y=-x-10 Thank you!

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77. Algebra 1

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y-3 = 8/3 (x+2); (-2,3)

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78. MATH

Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the given line but passing through the given point. y=x+4 (-7,1)

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79. Geometry

write an equation of the line passing through the point (8,7) that is perpendicular to the line y+7=-7/17(x+8)

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80. math

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y - 4 = 5/2 (x + 3); (-7, 8)

81. Algreba

Write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line (2,3), x+2y=-7

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82. Math

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and passes through the given point. y-3=8/3(x+20;(-2,3)

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83. Geometry

Write and equation for a line n that is perpendicular to line k and passes through point (4,0)

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84. algebra 1

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line x = -5 and passes through the point (-3,-7)

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85. algebra

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line x = -5 and passes through the point (-3,-7)

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86. math

Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the given line but passing through the given point. y=-1/2x+1;(4,2)

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87. Algebra 1

Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y-3 = 8/3(x+2); (-2,3)

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88. algebra 1

write an equation for the line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. (6,4);y=3x-2

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89. algebra

Write an equation of line containing the given point and perpendicular to the give line (4-2); 9x+2y=3 Please help me with this

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90. Math

Through a given point on a line, there is one and only one line perpendicular to the given line. The hints that it gave was "Do not limit your thinking to just two dimensions". If it just a regular line there will only be one perpendicular line right?

91. Math

Post a New QuestionCurrent Questions Homework Help: Math Posted by Mikil on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:50pm. Write a linear equation in slope intercept form for each of the following: A line perpendicular to y=x+2 that passes through the origin. A

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92. Algebra

Write the equation of the line satisfiying the givrn geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0, 2) and is perpendicular to the line with equation 2x-3y=6 Here is my answer please check. -2/3x-2 I can see it is wrong just by looking at the slope. The

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93. Algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the point (o,-4) and perpendicular to the line y=1/3x+5

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94. Algebra/equations

Write an equation of the the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. (7,-5); 9x+7y = 3. What I have so far. y-9=(1/9(x-3). Not sure after this.

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95. Algebra

Write an equation of the line containing the point (3,7) and perpendicular to the line 7x-6y=30.

96. Finite

write an equation of a line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line(4,7);4x+y=8

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97. algebra

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98. algebra

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99. Math

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100. college

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